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Microneme MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Microneme
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.810.500
Unique ID
D000088462
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000088462
Scope Note
Secretory organelle in the apical complex of parasitic phylum APICOMPLEXA (e.g., TOXOPLASMA GONDII). Microneme plays a role in junction formation between the parasite and the host cell by releasing micronemal proteins, which bind to receptors on the host cell surface enabling parasite attachment.
Entry Term(s)
Sarconeme
Previous Indexing
Toxoplasma (2005-2021)
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/03/05
Microneme Preferred
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